Category: Tech & Science

HyperX ChargePlay Clutch review — A comfortable Nintendo Switch battery case

My original Nintendo Switch is still great. But over the last three years, I’ve realized it’s not the most comfortable thing to hold. Also, the battery life seems worse than ever. I don’t know if that’s because the games are more intensive or if the battery is just losing some of its integrity. Whatever the […]

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AI Helps Discover Powerful New Antibiotics That Can Fight Drug-Resistant Strains

Whenever you suffer from an infection, doctors generally prescribe antibiotics. The problem with antibiotics is that it’s a seemingly never-ending game of whack-a-mole, where what might work today, might not work the next. This is because bacteria mutates and evolves where it eventually gets to the point that the antibiotic you took might not work […]

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Google launches TensorFlow library for optimizing fairness constraints

Google AI today released TensorFlow Constrained Optimization (TFCO), a supervised machine learning library built for training machine learning models on multiple metrics, and “optimizing inequality-constrained problems.” The library is designed to help address issues like fairness constraints and predictive parity and help machine learning practitioners better understand things like true positive rates on residents of […]

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The RetroBeat: Why I switched from physical game collecting to digital

A few years ago, I started building up my collection of classic consoles and games. This was sparked in equal parts by nostalgia, finding some of my original cartridges in my parents’ basement, and the convenient opening of a local store that sold retro games. But after a few years of working on my collection, […]

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NASA Reveals Shocking Ice Cap Melt in Antarctica After Record Heat

Two weeks ago, the temperature in Antarctica topped 18.3°C (64.9°F), making it the hottest weather on record for the icy southern continent. NASA has now released dramatic new images of the extensive ice melt caused by the recent heatwave, which ran from February 5 to 13. Captured by NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite, the before-and-after snapshots […]

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